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Can u soak in a diluted bleach bath and kill scabies mites in your skin?

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Dr. Jonathan Kern
Pediatrics

In brief: No. Use Elimite (permethrin).

No, Elimite (permethrin) (Topical Permethrin) is generally used to treat scabies.
It requires a prescription. Generally ALL household members should be treated simultaneously even if only one (or some) are itchy. Otherwise the treated individual is likely to become reinfected by the other individuals in the home who are infected but not yet itchy/symptomatic.

In brief: No. Use Elimite (permethrin).

No, Elimite (permethrin) (Topical Permethrin) is generally used to treat scabies.
It requires a prescription. Generally ALL household members should be treated simultaneously even if only one (or some) are itchy. Otherwise the treated individual is likely to become reinfected by the other individuals in the home who are infected but not yet itchy/symptomatic.
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